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Separated bike lanes make cyclists safer, study says

October 20, 2012

Research on bike accidents in Toronto and Vancouver suggests mixed traffic, busy streets and parked cars are all threats globeandmail – British Columbia

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Alleged Toronto hitman has violent past in B.C. prisons and on the streets

October 20, 2012

Alleged hitman Dean Michael Wiwchar was a violent, volatile prisoner who B.C. parole board members feared would re-offend once released. Those officials were so concerned about the young inmate’s lack of remorse and “propensity for violence” that they ordered him to get psychiatric care and live in a halfway house upon statutory release. Vancouver Sun [...]

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CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

October 19, 2012
CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

Canada’s broadcast regulator has rejected a bid by Bell to acquire Astral Media. The announcment was made after the stock market closed in Toronto. The CRTC says the 3.4-billion dollar deal would’ve been bad for Canadians, adding it would have placed significant market power in the hands of one of the country’s largest media companies. [...]

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CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

October 19, 2012
CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

Canada’s broadcast regulator has rejected a bid by Bell to acquire Astral Media. The announcment was made after the stock market closed in Toronto. The CRTC says the 3.4-billion dollar deal would’ve been bad for Canadians, adding it would have placed significant market power in the hands of one of the country’s largest media companies. [...]

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NHLPA set to offer counter-proposal to NHL

October 18, 2012
NHLPA set to offer counter-proposal to NHL

The NHLPA confirmed it will make a counter-proposal to the NHL on Thursday in Toronto, featuring 18 players in attendance including Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby. CBC | British Columbia News

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